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How to control volume on AirPods

October 25, 2023
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Is the volume on your AirPods low? The volume control on AirPods Pro and AirPods is difficult to use. When there are no buttons or dials, it can be challenging for everyone to figure out how to change the volume on their AirPods! Read on to find out how to increase or decrease the volume on your AirPods if you’ve been wondering how to use the AirPods and AirPods Pro volume controls.

The best way to adjust the volume on your AirPods

The best way to adjust the volume on your AirPods

You can change the volume when using AirPods or AirPods Pro by using the linked device (such as an iPhone or Apple Watch). Siri may be used to change the volume as well. Using the touch control on the stem of your AirPods Pro (2nd generation), you may immediately adjust the volume.

Using the volume slider

Dragging the volume slider in the app you’re using, on your lock screen, or in the Control Centre is the simplest way to adjust the volume of your AirPods. The volume on the Now Playing screen of your Apple Watch can also be adjusted with the Digital Crown. The side volume buttons on your iPhone will continue to function as usual.

When you adjust the volume while wearing AirPods, the AirPods icon will take the place of the standard sound icon. Insider/Abigail Abesamis Demarest

How to Use Siri to Change the Volume on AirPods

How to Use Siri to Change the Volume on AirPods

Siri commands, AirPod tap controls (also known as AirPod touch controls), and AirPod gestures all conceal AirPod controls. To change the volume, you can also use your Mac, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, or Apple Watch. You can learn how to adjust the volume on AirPods and AirPods Pro regardless of the model because I’ll go over both controls for AirPods and AirPods Pro! You can find instructions on how to recognise your AirPods here if you need help figuring out what model you have. Visit our free tip of the day for more awesome AirPod tips.

How to Adjust Volume on AirPods Pro and AirPods Volume Control without Siri

How to Adjust Volume on AirPods Pro and AirPods Volume Control without Siri

You can use that device to manage the volume of your AirPods or AirPods Pro while they are plugged in. I’ll demonstrate how to increase the volume on an iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Apple Watch, and Mac while using AirPods Pro or any other model of AirPods. Additionally, the most recent AirPods Pro (Gen 2) offer a new tap control for volume!

AirPods Settings on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch: How to Adjust Volume on AirPods

You can change the volume of your AirPods on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch if you don’t want to disturb anyone by chatting with Siri while you’re in a peaceful area. All of the models discussed in this article, including AirPods, AirPods 2, AirPods 3, AirPods Pro, and AirPods Pro 2, can be used by following the instructions below:

  • If you have a more recent iPhone, unlock it, and then swipe diagonally from the top right corner of the screen to access the Control Centre. Swipe up from the bottom of the screen on an iPhone 8 or a previous model to access the Control Centre.
  • Drag the volume slider up or down to adjust the AirPods’ volume now.
  • Drag the volume slider right or left to increase or decrease the AirPods’ volume if your iPhone is on the Lock screen or in the Notification Centre.

Calibrate your AirPods with your iPhone.

Calibrate your AirPods with your iPhone.

Your iPhone and AirPods may require calibration since they may have conflicting definitions of what constitutes “full volume,” and the AirPods may stop utilising the entire audio spectrum. Although it may seem difficult to solve, it is actually pretty simple.

After putting your AirPods in, start listening to music.

2. Completely lower the volume on your iPhone using the volume buttons. Your AirPods shouldn’t be making any noise at this time.

3. To turn off Bluetooth, press the Bluetooth icon in the Control Centre by swiping down from the top-right corner of your iPhone. Your AirPods will be unplugged from your iPhone as a result. Keep your AirPods inserted.

4. Resuming music playback through your iPhone’s built-in speakers Turn the volume all the way down on your iPhone using the volume controls.

5. Open the Control Centre and tap the Bluetooth icon to reconnect your AirPods. To reconnect them, you might also need to open the Settings app, select Bluetooth, and then select AirPods.

At the top of your screen, a little message will appear when your AirPods are linked. Insider/Abigail Abesamis Demarest

6. Turn on some music and tweak the volume as necessary.

Disable Low Power Mode

Disable Low Power Mode

Your AirPods may get louder if low-power mode is disabled. This is how you do it:

1. Select Battery from the Settings app.

2. Toggle off Low Power Mode by tapping the toggle next to it.

A battery power problem could be the cause of your AirPods’ decreased volume. Insider/Abigail Abesamis Demarest

AirPods Max Volume Control

AirPods Max Volume Control

Apple’s over-ear headphones, the AirPods Max, offer built-in volume control, unlike the original AirPods and AirPods Pro. Using a digital crown, similar to the one on an Apple Watch, you can change the volume, change the track, answer calls, and launch Siri.

Conclusion

AirPods Pro and AirPods Pro volume control can be challenging to navigate due to the lack of buttons and dials. To adjust the volume on AirPods, you can use the volume slider in the app, on your lock screen, or in the Control Centre. Your iPhone’s side volume buttons will also function.

AirPods controls are hidden in Siri commands, AirPod tap controls, and AirPod gestures. You can also use your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Apple Watch, or Mac to adjust the volume. To calibrate your AirPods with your iPhone, follow these steps:

1. Start listening to music after inserting your AirPods into your ears.

2. Turn the iPhone’s volume all the way down using the volume buttons on your iPhone.

3. Swipe down from the top-right of your iPhone to display the Control Centre, and tap the Bluetooth icon to disable Bluetooth.

4. Resuming music playback through your iPhone’s built-in speakers.

5. Reconnect your AirPods by opening the Control Centre and tapping the Bluetooth icon.

Disable low power mode to make your AirPods louder by opening the Settings app and then selecting Battery. Turn off Low Power Mode by adjusting the switch.

AirPods Max volume control, like the one on an Apple Watch, allows you to control the volume, skip between tracks, answer phone calls, and activate Siri.

FAQS

How do I control the low volume on AirPods?

Dragging the volume slider in the app you’re using, on your lock screen, or in the Control Centre is the simplest way to adjust the volume of your AirPods. The volume on the Now Playing screen of your Apple Watch can also be adjusted with the Digital Crown.

Where is the touch control on AirPods?

A double tap at the top of the stem of your AirPods will activate the controls. For instance, double-tap to answer a call when it comes in.

Why is volume low in AirPods?

Examine the iPhone’s settings.
Check your iPhone’s settings if the volume on your AirPods is too low just when you use them with your iPhone. Choose Sound & Haptics. >From the Settings app, select Headphone Safety. Make sure the toggle switch for reducing loud sounds is off.

Are AirPods waterproof?

The third-generation AirPods Pro are not waterproof or sweatproof, but they are sweat- and water-resistant. They are not intended for use when swimming or taking a shower.